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Old 03-05-2018, 07:59 PM
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Working with Mongoose930 (Kevin) on his big block 427 cobra build has inspired me to try a few new tricks here and there.

Fitting his Lucas 104 mirror got me thinking on how to make a better example than the cheapo after market mirrors available.

I started out with one of the cheap mirrors and made some mods.

Letting the paint dry then I will install it on the boss's car!
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Old 03-06-2018, 05:37 AM
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Looks good and should work very well.

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A nice detail that many miss or don't realize was original.
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Thanks.
Paint is dry so put the mirror together.
Looks great.
This will be a nice addition on our cars from now on and of course available to Anybody who might be interested.
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Old 03-06-2018, 06:12 PM
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Paint is dry so put the mirror together.
Looks great.
This will be a nice addition on our cars from now on and of course available to Anybody who might be interested.
That does look great. What do you mean available to anyone? Maybe a tutorial on the process?

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Old 03-08-2018, 07:19 AM
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I can offer the mirror outright or if you wish to send your mirror to us I can modify it.
P.m. for details.

Installed on the car.
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Old 03-09-2018, 07:20 AM
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Here we are helping with the restoration of a csx 3000 car, making new control arms as the originals are damaged.

Front and rear upper control arms complete.
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Old 03-09-2018, 07:31 AM
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Very nice work Craig! Given the quality of your work I imagine that you will be busy for some time.

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That is excellent work and those control arms should last a long time. The mirror really looks great installed in your car.

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Thanks guys, it has been real interesting working on original sixties parts.
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Starting a 427 build, this one will have a fiberglass body with aluminum doors, hood and trunk panels.

Frame just back from powder coaters.
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The frame looks good and you have a good start on this build.

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Thanks
The frame looks great, the powder coating guy's I use are great.

I now have the body mounted to the frame.

Ready to start the alloy hood, doors and trunk panels.
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Just completed the passenger side door frame, next off to the powder coaters then alloy door skins.
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Tell us about the body?
Whose body fits that accurate frame?
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Old 08-25-2018, 09:56 AM
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Hood, doors and trunk frames back from powder coating.
Now its time to start the alloy hood skin.
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Tell us about the body?
Whose body fits that accurate frame?
+1. I'd also like to understand/see how you mount the fiberglass body to the frame. Bolted/riveted, bonded or a little of both?
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I use a combination of adhesive and screws to bond the body to frame.

Next up is fitting the flashing to hold the hood skin, lot of work in this step.

Ready to fit the hood skin.
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Got the hood skin on today, looking pretty nice.
Still need to work the edges a little bit then a little file work and it should be good to go.
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As always....beautiful work!
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